Donor Ambassadors - Urgent Volunteer Needs!

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American Red Cross of Northern California Coastal Region

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Red Cross needs your help more than everas fewer volunteers are able to support our critical blood collection efforts.Donating blood is a safe process and people should not hesitate to give or receive blood.

Red Cross Donor Ambassadors:

  • Manage the reception process by ensuring each donor is warmly greeted and assisted with initial registration.
  • Manage the hospitality experience by offering refreshments, thanking donors for their contribution, and alerting staff if a donor shows signs of feeling unwell.

Why is this role so important?

The Red Cross collects and provides about 40% of the nation’s blood supply to hospitals and now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Donor Ambassadors ensure blood donors have a positive experience at every blood drive and will return to support this life-saving activity.

Requirements:

  • Ages 15+ - Limit age 60
  • Feel and being healthy
  • One 4hour shift per month
  • Professional communication skills
Safety measures:
  • Checking the temperature of staff and donors before entering a drive to make sure they are healthy.

  • Providing hand sanitizer for use before the drive, as well as throughout the donation process.

  • Spacing beds, where possible, to follow social distancing practices between blood donors.

  • Enhanced disinfecting of surfaces and equipment.

We have always practiced the highest of cleaning and disinfecting protocols. Know that we have increased the frequency and depth of those effortsto ensure the safety of our staff and volunteers alike.Most blood drives are not considered "mass gatherings" as these are controlled events with trained staff and appropriate safety measures to protect donors and recipients.

Make a difference in the community, Join us today!

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About American Red Cross of Northern California Coastal Region

Location:

1663 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6230 Claremont Ave5880 W Las Positas Blvd39227 Cedar BlvdNewark, CA 94560

(37.538,-122.031)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours a month. Weekdays or weekends. We work with your schedule!
  • Professional communication skills

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